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Re: problem with rtl view of strings with english characters

From: Mohsen Sajjadi <mohsensajjadi_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 21:48:08 -0700 (PDT)

hi, can we do this for maybe just one dialog on a test branch, say
repo-browser or log dialog and I and other Persian or Arabic users can
give feedback on the result. can you elaborate on how much effort this
would require. if you can give pointers as to how to implement i could
even do some patches.

On Jun 10, 7:36 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Mohsen Sajjadi wrote:
> > hi,
> >> | Why is the text being split into sub-strings? Are the Ctrl-F5 and F5
> >> | marked as non-translatable?
> >> No, they are not marked untranslatable. I know that there are some
> >> special invisible Unicode characters which reverse the printing
> >> direction inside a string, so you can insert a LTR string in a RTL
> >> string. If you cursor through the above Persian translation in poedit,
> >> your cursor will jump and change direction at those invisible chars. I
> >> don't know how they are inserted though. My guess is that Mohsen has to
> >> shift the sub strings around so that they show up correctly in poedit.
> >> Then they will probably be displayed correctly by TortoiseSVN too.
> > shifting is exactly what i am currently trying, but it's an roundabout
> > solution,
> > while we are on this subject what are your thoughts on mirroring for
> > rtl languages, is it supported by tortoise or not?
> > if not will it be, i beleive mirroring is one way to tackle this
> > problem with rtl languages.
> Sorry, but mirroring is not supported by TSVN (yet). And I can't
> implement that myself since I don't know any languages myself that
> require mirroring - I would have to implement this blind without knowing
> whether what I do really is correct.
> That means someone else would have to step up and provide patches for this.
> Stefan
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